Gent"le, v. t. 1. To make genteel; to raise from the vulgar; to ennoble. [Obs.] Shak.
2. To make smooth, cozy, or agreeable.
[R. or Poet.]
To gentle life's descent,Young.
We shut our eyes, and think it is a plain.
3. To make kind and docile, as a horse. [Colloq.]
Gen"tle*folks`(), n. pl. Persons of gentle or good family and breeding. [Generally in the United States in the plural form.] Shak.
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